The Triple Option Offense is about Fundamentals and Not Just a Bunch of Plays

The Triple Option Offense is a highly-technical, biomechanically-driven offense. There is great detail involved to execute the Triple Option the right way the first time. Read here why the Triple Option isn’t about running a bunch of plays–the Triple Option is about fundamentals. Install the Army-Navy/Georgia Tech Triple Option Offense in a 12-step, concrete progression right here. Advertisements Continue reading The Triple Option Offense is about Fundamentals and Not Just a Bunch of Plays

Paul Johnson’s Three Key Passing Game Concepts off the Triple Option

Triple Pass is utilized when the defense forces the Quarterback to pull and pitch the ball.  When the defense does this, whether they consciously realize this or not, they must utilize their safety and corner to play the Quarterback/Pitch in order to get an alley defender.  This means they have just sacrificed pass coverage for run support.  There are three concepts off the Triple that … Continue reading Paul Johnson’s Three Key Passing Game Concepts off the Triple Option

Inside Navy’s Offensive Playbook: Navy’s Top Two Plays in 2015

Navy had their best season since 1963.  They were beyond successful with their 326 yards/game rushing offense.  Here’s what they did. 1- Triple Option (23% of offense) 2- Zone Option (11% of offense)   You’ll learn all the fundamentals and techniques of the Triple Option and the Zone Option when you host a Triple Option Football Academy Camp this summer.  Call 570.332.0265 for more information. Continue reading Inside Navy’s Offensive Playbook: Navy’s Top Two Plays in 2015

The Play to Run versus the Easy Stunt is Rocket Toss

The Easy Stunt is an exchange between #2 (pitch key) and #1 (read key).  How the Easy Stunt works is listed below. On Triple versus the Easy Stunt the Quarterback takes the snap, seats the ball, hops into the Playside A-gap, points the ball, gives to the B, unless 2 runs through the B or 1 can tackle the B.  If so, the Quarterback reseats the … Continue reading The Play to Run versus the Easy Stunt is Rocket Toss

You’ve Worked Hard All Week on the Triple Option–Now It’s Time to Call the Game

Playcalling in the Triple Option is pretty basic. 1- Run Triple Option and if you get 4+ yards run Triple Option again. If the Triple is working, keep running it–and to the same side. 2- If you don’t get 4+ yards on Triple Option with a give read, get the ball outside with Rocket or Zone Option. Obviously, the defense is trying to box you … Continue reading You’ve Worked Hard All Week on the Triple Option–Now It’s Time to Call the Game

This is the Best Counter in The Triple Option Offense Right Now

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? Georgia Tech has had a lot of success with the boot off the triple. Here’s how it’s done… Paul Johnson’s Triple BootPR- Outside ComebackPA- Pitch-KickOL- Inside Gap Protection and BG pulls and blocks 1st threat off PTBA- six-yard dragBR- PostQ- Triple Steps, boot, throw corner to dragB- Veer Path-Kick Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a… Continue reading This is the Best Counter in The Triple Option Offense Right Now

Run __________ Because #1 Takes the Quarterback on Triple

There are two fill-ins to the above-listed blank. If you run Triple Option and #1 takes the Quarterback, the defense is boxing you inside.   There are two things you can do to thwart the defense. 1- Run Rocket Toss — This gets the ball outside.   2. Run Zone Option — This gets the ball outside in the form of the two-way option.   Get … Continue reading Run __________ Because #1 Takes the Quarterback on Triple

Explosive Plays Occur Through the Triple Option Passing Game

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Have more explosive plays than your opponent, and you’ll win 86 percent of the time. SB Nation stats guru Bill Connelly analyzed yard per play numbers from every regular-season college football game in 2013 (nearly one million plays in all) and found that teams with a per-play advantage as small as 0.5-to-1 yard win 72 percent of the time,… Continue reading Explosive Plays Occur Through the Triple Option Passing Game

Utilize Over Green Rocket Blast to Get Great Numbers and Angles on the Perimeter

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The Over Green formation allows the A-Back to align on the line of scrimmage. This gives him a better angle to down block (blast) the C-gap defensive linemen, which further allows the Playside Tackle and Guard to get around to the perimeter. The numbers on the perimeter are more favorable in this situation, and Rocket Blast works well… Continue reading Utilize Over Green Rocket Blast to Get Great Numbers and Angles on the Perimeter

Running “Canada” when the Will Takes the B-Back on Triple Option

Canada can be utilized when the Will tackles the B-Back on Triple. Here, the Quarterback fakes the Triple and follows the A-Back who starts his pitch route and then leads through the open gap to the Will. The diagram shows you how this is all done.  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple … Continue reading Running “Canada” when the Will Takes the B-Back on Triple Option